Historic Bethabara Park

2147 Bethabara Rd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27106- Map It
(336) 924-8191

AAA Editor Notes

Historic Bethabara Park, on Bethabara Rd., 3 mi. n.w. off University Pkwy., is the 1753 site of the first Moravian settlement in the state. The grounds include the 1788 Gemeinhaus, or church; the 1782 Krause-Butner Potter's House; the 1803 Brewers House; excavations of 40 original foundations; a reconstructed 1756 fort in its original trench; the reconstructed 1759 community gardens; and a visitor center. The park has more than 20 miles of nature and history trails. Activities include a Celtic Festival in May, an Independence Day celebration and an Apple Festival in September. Picnicking is permitted.
Grounds and gardens free. Buildings $4; $1 (children and students with ID).
Hours: Park open daily dawn-dusk. Buildings open Tues.-Fri. 10:30-4:30, Sat.-Sun. 1:30-4:30, Apr. 1 to mid-Dec. Costumed guides offer 1-hour tours on request. Closed Thanksgiving.